Legendární Lennox Lewis dnes slaví 50. narozeniny!

Lennox LewisLegendární Britský boxer, olympijský vítěz a bývalý profesionální mistr světa těžké váhy „The Lion“ Lennox Lewis dnes slaví 50. narozeniny!

Lennox Lewis
Národnost: Velká Británie, West Ham – Londýn

Narozen: 2.9.1965
Výhry: 41
Prohry: 2 (24.9.1994 – Oliver McCall, 22.4.2001 – Hasim Rahman)
Remízy: 1 (13.3.1999 – Evander Holifeeld)
Nick: The Lion
Výška: 196 cm
Rozpětí: 213 cm
Debut: 27.6.1989
Ukončení kariéry: 21.6.2003

AMATÉRSKÉ ÚSPĚCHY
1986: Commonwealth Games (Edinburgh – Skotsko) – ZLATO
1987: Pan American Games (Indianapolis – USA) – STŘÍBRO
1988: Olympijské hry (Soul – Jižní Korea) – ZLATO

PROFESIONÁLNÍ KARIÉRA
1993: Mistr světa organizace WBC
8.5.1993 jasně v Las Vegas vybodoval 118:111, 117:111 a 116:112 Tony Tuckera a stal šampiónem těžké váhy
1995: Mistr světa organizace IBC
7.10.1995 Se stal mistrem světa menší organizace IBC, když porazil technickým KO v šestém kole dnes již zesnulého Tommy Morrisona.
1997: Opět získal titul WBC
7.2.1997 Zničil v Las Vegas v pěti kolech v odvetném zápase Olivera McCalla a získal zpět titul WBC, o který přišel o tři roky dříve právě s McCallem
1999: K titulu WBC získal také tituly WBA, IBF a IBO
13.11.1999 ve velice sledované odvetě vybodoval 117:111, 116:112 a 115:113 Evandera Holifielda a obhájil titul WBC a získal pásy WBA, IBF a IBO.
2002: Knockoutoval Mika Tysona
8.6.2002 se stal realitou dlouho očekávaná zápas s Mikem Tysonem, jenže ten v té době byl již daleko od svých skvělých výkonů a Lennox jej tvrdě poslal k zemi v 8. kole
2003: Poslední zápas kariéry
21.6.2003 Se Lennox postavil ke svému poslednímu zápasu a jeho soupeřem nebyl nikdy jiný než další legendární boxer Vitali Klitschko. Ačkoliv měl Klitschko v zápase mírnou převahu, tak jeho tělo nedokázalo odolat tvrdejm ranám Britského borce a zápas byl ukončen technickým KO pro mnohočetné krvácení z hlavy Ukrajinského boxera.

23.6.2003 Lennox Lewis vs Vitali Klitschko ⇓

8.6.2002 Lennox Lewis vs Mike Tyson ⇓

41 VÍTĚZSTVÍ  (32 KO), 2 PORÁŽKY, 1 REMÍZA
BILANCE SOUPEŘ DATUM MÍSTO POZNÁMKA
Win 41–2–1 Ukraine Vitali Klitschko TKO 6 (12),
3:00
2003-06-21 United States Staples Center, Los Angeles Retained Lineal/WBC/IBO/The Ring heavyweight titles.
Lewis vacated his IBF title on 5 September 2002.
Win 40–2–1 United States Mike Tyson KO 8 (12),
2:25
2002-06-08 United States The Pyramid, Memphis, Tennessee Retained Lineal/WBC/IBF/IBO/The Ring heavyweight titles.
Lewis was awarded The Ring Magazine championship belt in 2002.
Win 39–2–1 United States Hasim Rahman KO 4 (12),
1:29
2001-11-17 United States Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada Won Lineal/WBC/IBF/IBO heavyweight titles.
Loss 38–2–1 United States Hasim Rahman KO 5 (12),
2:32
2001-04-22 South Africa Carnival City Casino, Brakpan, Gauteng Lost Lineal/WBC/IBF/IBO heavyweight titles.
Win 38–1–1 Samoa David Tua UD 12 2000-11-11 United States Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada Retained Lineal/WBC/IBF/IBO heavyweight titles.
Win 37–1–1 South Africa Francois Botha TKO 2 (12),
2:39
2000-07-15 United Kingdom New London Arena, Millwall, London Retained Lineal/WBC/IBF/IBO heavyweight titles.
Win 36–1–1 United States Michael Grant KO 2 (12),
2:53
2000-04-29 United States Madison Square Garden, New York City Retained Lineal/WBC/IBF/IBO heavyweight titles.
Lewis was stripped of his WBA title on 29 April 2000, for refusing to fight John Ruiz.
Win 35–1–1 United States Evander Holyfield UD 12 1999-11-13 United States Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, Nevada Retained Lineal/WBC heavyweight titles.
Won WBA/IBF and vacant IBO heavyweight titles.
Draw 34–1–1 United States Evander Holyfield SD 12 1999-03-13 United States Madison Square Garden, New York City Retained Lineal/WBC heavyweight titles.
For WBA/IBF heavyweight titles.
Win 34–1 Croatia Željko Mavrović UD 12 1998-09-26 United States Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville, Connecticut Retained Lineal/WBC heavyweight titles.
Win 33–1 United States Shannon Briggs TKO 5 (12),
1:45
1998-03-28 United States Boardwalk Convention Center, Atlantic City, New Jersey Retained WBC heavyweight title.
Won Lineal heavyweight title.
Win 32–1 Poland Andrew Golota KO 1 (12),
1:35
1997-10-04 United States Caesar’s Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey Retained WBC heavyweight title.
Win 31–1 United Kingdom Henry Akinwande DQ 5 (12),
2:34
1997-07-12 United States Caesars Tahoe, Stateline, Nevada Retained WBC heavyweight title.
Akinwande disqualified for repeated holding.
Win 30–1 United States Oliver McCall TKO 5 (12),
0:55
1997-02-07 United States Hilton Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada Won vacant WBC heavyweight title.
Win 29–1 United States Ray Mercer MD 10 1996-05-10 United States Madison Square Garden, New York City
Win 28–1 United States Tommy Morrison TKO 6 (12),
1:22
1995-10-07 United States Convention Center, Atlantic City, New Jersey
Win 27–1 Australia Justin Fortune TKO 4 (10),
1:48
1995-07-02 Republic of Ireland Point Theatre, Dublin
Win 26–1 United States Lionel Butler TKO 5 (12),
2:55
1995-05-13 United States ARCO Arena, Sacramento, California WBC heavyweight Final Eliminator.
Loss 25–1 United States Oliver McCall TKO 2 (12),
0:31
1994-09-24 United Kingdom Wembley Arena, Wembley, London Lost WBC heavyweight title.
Win 25–0 United States Phil Jackson TKO 8 (12),
1:35
1994-05-06 United States Boardwalk Convention Center, Atlantic City, New Jersey Retained WBC heavyweight title.
Win 24–0 United Kingdom Frank Bruno TKO 7 (12),
1:12
1993-10-01 United Kingdom Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff Retained WBC heavyweight title.
Win 23–0 United States Tony Tucker UD 12 1993-05-08 United States Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, Nevada Retained WBC heavyweight title.
Lewis was declared the WBC heavyweight champion on 14 December 1992, after then-champion Riddick Bowe refused to defend against him.
Win 22–0 Canada Donovan Ruddock TKO 2 (12),
0:46
1992-10-31 United Kingdom Earls Court Exhibition Centre, Kensington, London Won Commonwealth heavyweight title.
WBC Final Eliminator.
Win 21–0 United States Mike Dixon TKO 4 (10),
1:02
1992-08-11 United States Harrah’s Atlantic City, Atlantic City, New Jersey
Win 20–0 United Kingdom Derek Williams TKO 3 (12),
?
1992-04-30 United Kingdom Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London Retained British/European heavyweight titles.
Win 19–0 United States Levi Billups UD 10 1992-02-01 United States Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada
Win 18–0 United States Tyrell Biggs TKO 3 (10),
2:47
1991-11-23 United States The Omni, Atlanta, Georgia
Win 17–0 United Kingdom Glenn McCrory KO 2 (12),
1:30
1991-09-30 United Kingdom Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London Retained British/European heavyweight titles.
Win 16–0 United States Mike Weaver KO 6 (10),
1:05
1991-07-12 United States Caesars Tahoe, Stateline, Nevada
Win 15–0 United Kingdom Gary Mason TKO 7 (12),
0:44
1991-03-06 United Kingdom Wembley Arena, Wembley, London Retained European heavyweight title.
Won British heavyweight title.
Win 14–0 France Jean Chanet TKO 6 (12),
0:16
1990-10-31 United Kingdom National Sports Centre, Crystal Palace, London Won European heavyweight title.
Win 13–0 United States Mike Acey KO 2 (10),
:34
1990-07-11 Canada Superstars Nite Club, Kitchener, Ontario
Win 12–0 Puerto Rico Ossie Ocasio UD 8 1990-06-27 United Kingdom Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London
Win 11–0 United States Dan Murphy TKO 6 (8),
2:11
1990-05-20 United Kingdom Sheffield Town Hall, Sheffield, Yorkshire
Win 10–0 Argentina Jorgé Dascola KO 1 (8),
2:59
1990-05-09 United Kingdom Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London
Win 9–0 Zambia Michael Simuwelu TKO 1 (8),
0:58
1990-04-14 United Kingdom Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London
Win 8–0 United States Calvin Jones KO 1 (8),
2:34
1990-03-22 United Kingdom Leisure Centre, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Win 7–0 United Kingdom Noel Quarless TKO 2 (6),
1:25
1990-01-31 United Kingdom York Hall, Bethnal Green, London
Win 6–0 United States Greg Gorrell TKO 5 (8),
0:51
1989-12-18 Canada Memorial Auditorium, Kitchener, Ontario
Win 5–0 United States Melvin Epps DQ 2 (6),
0:30
1989-11-05 United Kingdom Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London
Win 4–0 United Kingdom Steve Garber KO 1 (6),
?
1989-10-10 United Kingdom City Hall, Hull, Yorkshire
Win 3–0 United Kingdom Andrew Gerrard TKO 4 (6),
0:33
1989-09-25 United Kingdom National Sports Centre, Crystal Palace, London
Win 2–0 United States Bruce Johnson TKO 2 (6),
?
1989-07-21 United States Convention Center, Atlantic City, New Jersey
Win 1–0 United Kingdom Al Malcolm KO 2 (6),
0:19
1989-06-27 United Kingdom Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London Professional debut.